While Americans are watching fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, the 10,000+ representatives of the country's most powerful political pressure group, the National Education Association (NEA), are meeting in the Windy City to approve their usual … [Read more...] about Congress Missed the Biggie in Campaign Finance Reform
It's time to take a tally of where we are at year's end. Although taxpayers' money is rolling into the U.S. Treasury at an unprecedented rate, we didn't get the tax cut Republicans promised. Bill Clinton says taxes shouldn't be cut because the … [Read more...] about Where We Are At Year’s End
What Did Congress Do in 1999? What happened to our tax cut? Although taxpayers' money is rolling into the U.S. Treasury at an unprecedented rate, we didn't get the tax cut Republicans promised. Bill Clinton vetoed the small tax cut passed by … [Read more...] about What Did Congress Do in 1999? — January 2000
With President Clinton issuing a blizzard of overreaching executive orders and Congress federalizing hundreds of crimes that are properly in the jurisdiction of the states, we must depend on the Supreme Court to stand for the Constitutional … [Read more...] about VAWA Tests the Limits of Federal Power
Even though the voters elected a President who said he "loathes" the military, we couldn't have imagined back in 1992 how much damage Bill Clinton would actually do. Now we wonder if our once-great military can survive another year and a half of our … [Read more...] about The Feminization of the U.S. Military
The disconnect between the Republican establishment and its grassroots constituency is manifest in the latest fundraising survey from the Republican National Committee (RNC). In the customary hyperbolic rhetoric of mail-order fundraisers, calling it … [Read more...] about Washington Is Out Of Touch With The Voters
"Show me the money." That famous movie line, spoken by an actor who won an Academy Award, helps explain why politicians are racing to establish control over financial, medical, travel, and all other types of American citizens' personal and public … [Read more...] about Show Me the Money. Know Your Passenger.
Have you noticed how few Members of Congress are willing to go on television and spell out clearly their position on Clinton's war against Yugoslavia? It's time for Congress to stand up and be counted, and Rep. Tom Campbell (R-CA) has introduced a … [Read more...] about Was it “According to Plan”? Did Nothing “Go Wrong”?
Not only does President Clinton not feel any shame about his impeachment; as he told Dan Rather recently, Clinton now feels stronger than ever, able to ignore and override the U.S. Constitution by exercising extraordinary new powers that no President … [Read more...] about Congress Must Deal With Executive Orders
Faced with a Republican Congress unwilling to grant him all the powers he wants, Bill Clinton has unleashed a blizzard of Executive Orders to grab new authority for the executive branch, make broad public policy changes, and even restructure our … [Read more...] about Clinton’s Power Grab Through Executive Orders